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Tampa Bay RaysBaltimore Orioles
May 12, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

20-13TEAM RECORD21-12

The Baltimore Orioles host Tampa Bay on Saturday, looking to build on their 21-12 mark against the 20-13 Rays in MLB betting action at Camden Yards.

Matt Moore gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rays on this day; he's 1-2 on the season. The Orioles, meanwhile, will counter with Brian Matusz, who will be looking to improve on his 1-4 mark.

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Betting Line:
The Orioles were listed as +100 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Orioles) and the No. 8 (Rays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Baltimore and its American League No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 4.5 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 7 lineup of the Rays at 4.4 runs per outing.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the American League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.1 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at +103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Baltimore on Friday at Camden Yards.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Rays at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Tampa Bay is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, Sunday, May 13